Featured Articles — October 11, 2007

Interesting Takes from Home and Abroad:

Until Proven Innocent — Thomas Sowell
Some of the most depressing e-mails received over the past year and a half have been those that asked why I was worrying myself about three rich white guys at Duke University.

What Can We Still Achieve in Iraq? — Ralph Peters
Reconciliation’s off the table, but there are other decent ways out.

Inevitable Hillary? — Christian Science Monitor Editorial
She’s ahead in polls and fundraising. But that does not mean she’s a shoo-in for the nomination.

A Turning Point in British Politics — Michael Barone
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown decided last Saturday not to call for a general election this fall. Up until the Labor Party’s annual conference in late September, polls had shown Brown’s party far ahead of the Conservatives, led by David Cameron.

Smiling Past Corruption — Wall Street Journal Editorial
How the World Bank winked at bribery, and worse, in Cambodia.

Standing up for trade — Vincent Carroll
“I absolutely agree that trade is a great idea in many respects,” Tom Tancredo said in Tuesday’s GOP presidential debate, while giving a very good impression of a man who thinks trade is a bad idea in many respects.

Think-Tank Confidential — Christopher Demuth
What I learned during two decades as head of America’s most influential policy shop.

Hillary Talks About ‘It’ — Daniel Henninger
Would she defend Rush Limbaugh’s speech rights against the left? 

For the GOP, a Daring Tax Choice — Robert Novak
Back on their heels in a defensive posture all year while majority Democrats in Congress offered liberal initiatives, reform-minded conservative Republicans this week introduce the most sweeping tax plan since Jack Kemp’s three decades ago.

Al Gore’s inconvenient judgment — Lewis Smith
Al Gore’s award-winning climate change documentary was littered with nine inconvenient untruths, a judge ruled yesterday.


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